List of Best Drawing Books for Kids : Beginners and Homeschoolers

list of best drawing books for young kids, preschoolers, homeschooled kidsHere is a list of our favorite kids’ drawing books, targeted towards young kids, and elementary school home-schooled children.

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How to Make a New Years Cube Dice Time Capsule to Celebrate the New Year

How to Make a New Years Cube Dice to Celebrate the New YearHow about making a cube with the numbers 2015 (or whatever year it happens to be when you see this tutorial). A fun thing to do is to write a letter about what you hope for the following year. Put it inside the cube. Don’t look at it until the following year.

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How to Make Mini People or Dolls as Zipper Pulls as Back to School Craft for Kids

mini doll zipper pullsLearn how to make zipper pulls that look like miniature doll figures. Be creative and make them in all shapes, sizes, and colors. These zipper pulls are perfect for decorating your backpack as you go back to school.

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How to Make Paper Stand-Up Turkey Centerpieces for Thanksgiving

Standup Paper Centerpiece Foldable CraftHere is a fun paper craft that isn’t too hard to make. All you have to do is print out our paper template and then paste it together. Then you can just put it in the center of your Thanksgiving dinner table. How to Make Paper Stand-Up Turkey Centerpieces for Thanksgiving Crafts Materials Needed Printer […]

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How to Make Your Own Personal Microphone Broadcast System

How to Make Your Own Personal Microphone Broadcast SystemThis is a craft to make a simple & personal microphone machine that you wear on your back. There are no wires or technology here, it is made simply with a box, hose, funnel, and a few other items. Any boy or girl can make this simple home broadcasting system, through which you can really “broadcast.”

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How to Make Cellophane Dancers

How to Make Cellophane DancersYou can make a whole dance studio filled with boys and girls who will jump and dance about as if they were really alive. The trick is causing enough static electricity to make these little guys jump and dance.

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How to Make a Mini Puppet Theater with a Matches Box

How to Make a Mini Puppet Theater with a Matches BoxI be you will want this miniature puppet playhouse and its tiny dancing puppet for a pocket toy or to use in your doll houses. This is a mini yarn puppet that is controlled with a matches box puppet theater. Find out how to make this little mini toy here.

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How to Make 3D Paper Butterflies Artwork

How to Make 3D Paper Butterflies ArtworkHere is a great craft to make around Springtime. Unfortunately it isn’t Springtime, I just like butterflies. These paper butterflies will add a three-dimensional effect to any display or bulletin board. This is a great classroom or group project as each child can do a butterfly and add it to the board. These butterflies are made out of paper and turn out great as the wings are folded to look as if the butterfly is in flight.

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How to Make Macaroni Weavers or Looms for Kids

How to Make Macaroni Weavers or LoomsThis is a very unique weaving loom craft…and you probably haven’t seen it anywhere else. Here is a craft idea for making weaving looms out of 3 inch long macaroni noodles, string, buttons, and a few other items. Find out how to put this unique loom together…the sooner you start, the sooner you can begin your weaving projects.

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How to Make Fabric Oatmeal Container Drawstring Bags

How to Make Fabric Oatmeal Container Drawstring BagsHere is a craft for making a great drawstring bag out of a cylinder oatmeal container, fabric, some cardboard, and a few other items. This bag turns out looking beautiful and would make a great bag for yourself or as a gift to mom, grandma, or someone else you love.

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How to Sculpt Clay Heads & Bodies and a Turtle and Mouse

How to Sculpt Clay Heads & Bodies and a Turtle and MouseIt is so much fun to sculpt with clay but without the right techniques and methods, it is all a guessing game. This tutorial will show, with illustrated steps, how to sculpt human heads and bodies, as well as a clay turtle and a clay mouse. You won’t need to guess any more, follow these directions and you will be on your way to a great sculpture in no time.

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Soap Carving for Kids and Making Soap Sculptures Safely

Soap Carving for Kids and Making Soap Sculptures Safely Soap can be a great first-time sculpting activity as soap is soft enough for small hands to work with. Your child can have fun and be creative without worrying that he might mess up the soap, since soap is cheap enough to replace. Your child will be able to find his or her inner artist and find out about new skills that they didn’t know they even had.

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How to Make Leather Wallets with Stitching Craft for Kids & Teens

How to Make Leather Wallets with Stitching Craft for Kids & TeensHere is a great project for groups of kids…for Summer Camps, After-school programs, as well as in school settings. This craft is for making a leather wallet that is laced together. This is a very basic leather wallet craft and I think you will be able to follow it with some adult supervision.

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How to Make Wind-Up Moving Cardboard Carousels or Merry-Go-Rounds

400x400-cardboard-carousel-merry-go-roundToday we will show you how to make a moving carousel / merry-go-round. You will be able to make this moving toy with some spools, some string, a pencil, and a few cardboard boxes. The motor works by winding string around a spool by spinning the pencil…then it moves on its own. Pretty cool…and you don’t have to use any difficult-to-use materials.

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How to Make Handprint Elephants and Lions for Preschoolers

handprint-lions-and-elephantsThis is an adorable craft for toddlers, Preschoolers, Kindergarteners, and even slightly older children. The bodies of the elephant and lion are created with the child’s hand prints, and they couldn’t come out any cuter. Below you will find the step by step tutorial for making these adorable handprint pictures.

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How to Make a Paper Bird Cage Craft Idea for Kids

How to Make a Paper Bird Cage Craft Idea for KidsThis is another fun paper craft that would be fun to make on a rainy day. These foldable paper bird cages turn out so beautifully, you can even give them away as gifts.

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